Photo Gallery - Other Birds Click small photo to enlarge, read caption, and play a slide show These are frequent "patients" as they get hit by cars flying over roads. A rare "patient" Raising chicks like these requires 24 hour attention Paintbrushes can be useful On the northern limits of their territorial range in the Borders. This one had an eye injury, but was returned to the wild after treatment. We must be sure it can feed itself before release. It's always nice to see our "patients" go back to the wild - job done! Lots of lost or orphaned ducklings come in every spring. They are at least easy to rear. Shoe boxes (with air holes) are ideal for bringing small birds in to the Swan House. This time the air hole was a bit too large and junior is trying to escape. This fish eating diving duck is found on the estuaries in the Borders area